Visa, Mastercard or American Express in the Netherlands?
Visa, Mastercard, and American Express are prominent credit card networks in the Netherlands. Here are key differences:
Acceptance: Visa and Mastercard are widely accepted, while American Express may have slightly lower acceptance rates.
Cardholder Benefits: Visa and Mastercard offer various perks like rewards and insurance. American Express focuses on premium benefits like lounge access and concierge services.
Annual Fees: Visa and Mastercard have flexible fee options, including no annual fee. American Express generally has higher fees for its premium offerings.
Merchant Fees: Visa and Mastercard fees are comparable and widely accepted. American Express fees are higher, leading to lower acceptance by some merchants.
Global Acceptance: Visa and Mastercard have broader global acceptance. American Express is accepted but may have limitations.
Consider these factors to choose the best card for your needs. Find more information in our FAQ.